To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
I am the captain of my soul.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.